Category Archives: Willowbog Bonsai

Interesting day

Yesterday a couple of Willowboggers joined me for an interesting day in the studio talking about and ‘doing’ some bonsai things. At their request we spent the whole of the morning discussing the sometimes vexing question of growing mediums, we … Continue reading

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A good job done.

We have completed the de-wiring and re-potting of most of the raw material that we recently acquired and was referred to in a recent post. The bulk of the trees are Lodgepole pines but there is a yew, a scots … Continue reading

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What a difference a bit of sunshine makes !

Well for a start it makes the main studio at Willowbog Bonsai too hot to work in ! Not for everyone though ! John H obviously relishing the heat as worked away. Working away wiring his Western hemlock. John is … Continue reading

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Join us for a really boring day !

Boring holes in tree trunks and branches that is of course ! Next Saturday, April the 26th we stage a day devoted to the creating, or refining of, deadwood on bonsai. Just look at the range of tools that we … Continue reading

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Saturday 19th April

A regular monthly workshop next Saturday. A relaxed yet informative day in which to improve your [ and our ] bonsai knowledge and experience. Still places available, call us on 01434681217 or e-mail  info@willowbog-bonsai.co.uk and book your spot.

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” Beside the lake, beneath the trees ”

Well, a bit of poetic license used here in the title, The pond [ lake ] just about visible fifty or so metres away, and the trees are not much bigger than the daffodils but…………. nevertheless it is a nice … Continue reading

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Yesterdays Spring ”Chat”

Beginning with a familiar refrain……………sorry for the lack of photographic evidence ! Although there are a few- The Proprietor was behind the camera for this one showing that her assistant does sometimes do some work ! De-wiring some of the … Continue reading

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Valuable additions

A long-standing Willowbogger contacted us recently to explain that due to a period of poor health he wanted to reduce his extensive collection and were we interested in making some purchases. We were. He had selected and marked everything that he … Continue reading

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Pinus parviflora

It has been a while since I added anything at all to the Willowbog Bonsai on-line shop. Very remiss of me given that I keep repeating that we should have all our tree stock visible on-line. I can only plead … Continue reading

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Busy bird day at Willowbog

A bit of activity on the main pond today with a brief visit from a pair of Goosanders, presumably stopping off en route back to breeding ground in the north of Scotland. A photo borrowed from the internet shows this … Continue reading

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